Health and Prehospital Care

Courses   Schedule and Fees   Registration

Are you a healthcare professional within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo? Health care professionals are now able to attend local prehospital care courses and certificates! Keyano College offers regularly scheduled Prehospital Care courses designed to help health care professionals stay current and accredited. All courses qualify for Continuing Competence credits with the Alberta College of Paramedics. Once registered, you will receive an email with pre-course reading and a preparation activity 10 business days before the course starts. You must finish the reading and activity before arriving to class.

These courses are available for on-demand training for groups as requested. Please email or call 780-799-0535 for scheduling and pricing information 


Basic Life Support (BLS) For Health Care Provider (HCP) heart and stroke

Email for pricing.


Learn the skills to preserve life, prevent an illness or injury from becoming worse and to promote recovery. Skills taught include airway and breathing emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, and CPR for adults, children and infants. Also taught are wounds and bleeding, bone and joint injuries, and other first aid emergencies such as diabetes, seizures, heat/cold injury, poisoning, childbirth and mental health awareness. This course also covers the use of an AED.

Courses offered are the 8-hour Emergency First Aid or the 16-hour Standard First Aid. 8-hour recertification also available with a current St. John Ambulance certificate.


TEXTBOOK: Heart & Stroke Foundation BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual


MAINTAINING STATUS: Successful completion of a certification or recertification course every 3 years.

Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP) - Basic Live Support (BLS) Provider Course  (CEPEPP 100)

8 hours, Email for pricing.

The hybrid course is a combination of online learning (8.0 hours of education), followed by hands-on practice in the classroom. Instead of attending a daylong traditional onsite course, students learn a portion of the course through self directed online modules. After completing all online modules, students then attend a short onsite course for completion of hands-on practice, as well as instructor interaction and the final examination.

PREREQUISITE: Current HSF BLS for Healthcare Provider card.

TEXTBOOK: Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP), 3rd Edition.

First Aid Training (CEEMED 100 or CEEMED 200)

8 or 16 hours, Email for pricing

Learn skills for adult, child and infant CPR, including methods for rescue breathing as well as procedures to address choking, bleeding, wounds, shock and unconsciousness, head, spinal and pelvic injuries, bone and joint injuries, secondary survey, multiple casualty management, chest injuries, rescue carries, burns, poisons, eye injuries, medical conditions, heat/cold emergencies, and administering EPI pens and/or metered dose inhalers. New protocol changes and AED certification are also taught in this course.

MAINTAINING STATUS: Successful completion of a certification or recertification course every 3 year


Schedule and Fees

Schedule 2022 - 2023

Course Code


Course Name







Basic Life Support

Nov 5, 2022 (Sat)

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


 $115 + GST



Basic Life Support

Mar 25, 2023 (Sat)

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


 $115 + GST

View our Keyano College Continuing Education Calendar for this year's course schedule and fee information. 


Registration for each course closes five business days before the course's start date. 

You can register for Continuing Education online, by phone at 780-799-0535, or in person at the Office of the Registrar at 8115 Franklin Avenue.

These courses are available for on-demand training for groups as requested. Please email or call 780.799.0535 for scheduling and pricing information

Group training

We offer flexible, on-demand training options for large groups, such as companies and organizations. If the regularly scheduled courses do not fit with your schedule, please contact us to discuss more training options.